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Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10056 $19.00 $16.15
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj spine fading, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight separation between frontis & title page, else fine #18668 $19.00 $16.15
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar has [read more]

Rejoice My Heart: The Making of H. R. Mill's “The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton” - The Private Correspondence of Dr. Hugh Robert Mill and Emily Shackleton, 1922-33: Rosove, Michael, ed.
signedRosove, Michael, ed. Rejoice My Heart: The Making of H. R. Mill's “The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton” - The Private Correspondence of Dr. Hugh Robert Mill and Emily Shackleton, 1922-33
2007 US 1st, ltd ed 500, 8vo, pp.xxi, 142, 5 color & 3 bw photos, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24703 $49.95 $45.95
On 18 April 1922, just over three months following Sir Ernest Shackleton’s death, Emily Shackleton, Sir Ernest’s widow, invited Hugh Robert Mill, the greatest Antarctic historian of his time, to write Sir Ernest’s biography. He wrote back the same day graciously accepting the invitation, and she re[read more]

Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions During the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833: Ross, John
Ross, John Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions During the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833
1835 A. W. Webster London 1st, royal 8vo, pp.xxxiii, 740, frontis w/ tissue guard, 3 color lithographs & 21 bw plates, 5 maps (1 fldg), errata page, red speckled edges, vertically grained red lib cloth w/ gilt-lettered spine; xlib, cloth lightly rubbed, old lib #’s & blindstamp to title page, some offsetting from plates, light foxing, tight (opens nicely), vg+ #25807 $750.00 $425.00
In 1829 Ross secured command of his second Arctic expedition, this time in the side-wheel steam ship Victory. They sailed past Lancaster Sound to a previously unexplored area of Prince Regent Inlet. There they became stuck in the ice. During their four-year stay, Ross's nephew, James Clark Ross, [read more]

signedRossiter, Richard Teton Classics: 50 Selected Climbs in Grand Teton National Park
1994 Chockstone Evergreen 2nd, 8vo, pp.126, 36 bw photos, topo drawings, 3 maps; wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Gotta do Jensen Ridge on Symmetry Spire FSOS 8/77 Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25211 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Eiger: Wall of Death: Roth, Arthur
Roth, Arthur Eiger: Wall of Death
1982 Norton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.350, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, red/black cloth; dj chipped/torn top spine, clipped, good+, cloth fine #27392 $17.00 $14.45
A comprehensive history of climbing on the Eiger. Neate R78. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ruby, Robert Unknown Shore: The Lost History of England's Arctic Colony
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.300, 19 bw illus, 3 maps, red/white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #22014 $26.00 $19.95
Ruby interweaves the story of Martin Frobisher’s three arctic expeditons and attempt at establishing an arctic colony, lost for three centuries, with that of Charles Francis Hall and his own interactions with the Inuit, which helped to unlock the secrets of Frobisher’s colony. To see all of our S[read more]

Rudner, Ruth Bitterroot to Beartooth: Hiking Southwest Montana
1985 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 278, 20 maps; wraps; fine #25212 $5.00 $4.00
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Sagar, Heather Reynolds Climbing Your Best: Training to Maximize Your Performance
2001 Stackpole Mechanicsburg 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 164, 80 bw photos, figures, wraps; fine #25231 $5.00 $4.00
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Broad Peak: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard Broad Peak
2004 UK 8vo, pp.208, 48 color & 18 bw photos, sketch, appendix, blue cloth; signed Richard Sale, Fritz Wintersteller & Qader Saeed, dj & cloth new #24139 $195.00 $165.00
The first full account of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957 by Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller, Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Sale drew upon the climbing diaries of Schmuck and Wintersteller, accounts written by Buhl, and conversations with Diemberger and Qader Saeed, the expedition’s [read more]

The Challenge of K2: A History of the Savage Mountain: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard The Challenge of K2: A History of the Savage Mountain
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 227, 32 color & 22 bw photos, 2 tables, appendices, black cloth; signed, dj w/ light ruffling to upper back edge, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25848 $45.00 $39.95
K2 is one of the most demanding mountaineering challenges in the world and one of the most treacherous. Extreme, unpredictable weather and the acutely difficult climbing conditions test the technique, endurance and psychological strength of the most experienced mountaineers to the limit. Many of t[read more]

World Mountaineering: Salkeld, Audrey
signedSalkeld, Audrey World Mountaineering
1998 US 1st, 4to, pp.304, 350 color & bw photos, 59 maps, blue cloth; signed 10 – Pete Athans, George Band, Barry Blanchard, Aid Burgess, Simone Moro, Gerry Roach, Steve Swenson, P. V. Scaturro, Ed Webster, Mark Wilford, dj & cloth new #24604 $200.00 $179.00
This large-format work is organized geographically to present over 50 great mountains around the world. Each has a detailed topo description with climbing routes shown on bw photos. Also, includes special feature articles by well-known mountaineers describing their experiences. Audrey won the 199[read more]

Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship: Sandler, Martin
Sandler, Martin Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
2006 US 2nd, 8vo, pp.xix, 299, map frontis, 22 color & 9 bw photos, 36 bw illus, 2 plans, appendices, map eps, black/tan cloth; dj & cloth new #24659 $24.95 $19.95
In 1845, Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men set out from England in search of the elusive Northwest Passage. They sailed to the Canadian Arctic in two massive ships ominously named the Erebus and Terror; the most heralded expedition of the era. Yet they vanished into the frozen north and we[read more]

Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 19 color photos, 9 maps/drawings, black cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26022 $195.00 $79.00
Saunders’ critically-acclaimed first book describes four alpine style expeditions to Uzum Brakk (1980), Bojohagur (1984), Rimo (1985), and Spantik (1987). This has become a hard book to come by. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram: Saunders, Victor
Saunders, Victor Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 19 color photos, 9 maps/drawings, black cloth; dj w/ slight corner rubbing, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27281 $29.00 $24.65
Saunders’ critically-acclaimed first book describes four alpine style expeditions to Uzum Brakk (1980), Bojohagur (1984), Rimo (1985), and Spantik (1987). Fowler was a member of the Bojohagur and Spantik expeditions. This has become a hard book to come by. To see all of our Sale Items,
signedSchimelpfenig, Tod & Linda Lindsey NOLS Wilderness First Aid
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.356, figs, appendices, wraps; signed Tom Hornbein, fine #24031 $9.00 $7.20
A comprehensive work covering patient assessment, shock, soft tissue, burns, and lightning injuries, fractures and dislocations, head, spine, chest, abdominal, and cold injuries, heat illness, poisons, stings, and bites, marine envenomations, cold water immersion and drowning, altitude illness, athl[read more]

Fünfzig Sommer in den Bergen: Erlebnisse und Erkenntnisse [Fifty Summers in the Mountains: Experiences and Insights]: Schmid, Walter
Schmid, Walter Fünfzig Sommer in den Bergen: Erlebnisse und Erkenntnisse [Fifty Summers in the Mountains: Experiences and Insights]
1970 Hallwag Bern 1st, 8vo, pp.343, 14 color & 60 bw photos, 2 color illus, orange cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ 1 photo section loose, else fine #27393 $7.00 $5.95
Schmid authored several books on the Alps and here details his many alpine climbs. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Glückliche Tage auf Hohen Bergen: Die Viertausender der Schweizer Alpen [Happy Days on High Mountains: The Four-Thousanders of the Swiss Alps]: Schmid, Walter
Schmid, Walter Glückliche Tage auf Hohen Bergen: Die Viertausender der Schweizer Alpen [Happy Days on High Mountains: The Four-Thousanders of the Swiss Alps]
nd Hallwag Bern 5th, 8vo, pp.326, 108 bw photos, oatmeal cloth; cloth tight, fine #27394 $9.00 $7.65
Schmid authored several books on the Alps and here covers a number of the Swiss 4000ers including Monte Rosa, Matterhron, Monte Rosa, Grand Combin, Breithorn, Jungfrau, Schreckhorn, and more. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

Ferne Berge – lockende Ziele [Distant Mountains – Tempting Targets]: Schwanda, Hans
Schwanda, Hans Ferne Berge – lockende Ziele [Distant Mountains – Tempting Targets]
1973 Verlag das Bergland-Buch Zurich 1st, 8vo, pp.302, 4 color & 32 bw photos, 3 sketches, 14 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #26954 $29.00 $9.00
Schwanda (1904-1983) was an Austrian mountaineer and founder of Bergsport Schwanda, still in business today. His autobiography includes his expeditions to Scandinavia, the Tatras, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Corsica, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Mount Kenya, and Kilimanjaro. Includes chapters by Erich Vanis[read more]

Angel Peak Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Angel Peak Poster
Image size 15" x 21.25", Poster size 19.5" x 28", text states "Angel Peak - From West Ridge of K2", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #23567 $29.95 $23.96
Another beautiful image by Doug Scott. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first ascent of Everest’s southwest face in 1975 with Dougal Haston is a great story. Half of Doug climbs w[read more]

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